Last $25.56 USD
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us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Snapshot

Open
$25.33
Previous Close
$25.20
Day High
$25.90
Day Low
$24.70
52 Week High
09/3/14 - $73.43
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $22.71
Market Cap
1.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.2M
EPS TTM
$1.97
Shares Outstanding
53.9M
EX-Date
12/11/14
P/E TM
12.9x
Dividend
$0.50
Dividend Yield
1.96%
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us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Details

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products. It offers whole grain commercial silica products as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery; and provides its products to the foundry and building products industries, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. The company also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, including aplite, a mineral to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; calcined kaolin clay, a mineral primarily used as a functional extender in paints, plastics, specialty coatings, and rubber; and adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications. The company serves oil and gas recovery markets, as well as container glass, fiberglass, specialty glass, flat glass, fillers and extenders, chemicals, recreation products, and filtration products industries. As of December 31, 2013, it had approximately 297 million tons of proven and probable recoverable mineral reserves. The company, formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.

844 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/14

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $480.0K
Vice President and General Manager of Oil & G...
Total Annual Compensation: $483.8K
Vice President of Supply Chain, Growth & Deve...
Total Annual Compensation: $228.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Key Developments

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.(NYSE:SLCA) dropped from S&P/TSX Global Mining Index

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.(NYSE:SLCA) dropped from S&P/TSX Global Mining Index

U.S. Silica Holdings Upsize Senior Secured Term Loan to $500 Million

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. announced the upsizing of its senior secured term loan with BNP Paribas by an additional $135 million to a total of approximately $500 million.

U.S. Silica Seeks Acquisitions

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) is looking for acquisition opportunities. U.S. Silica upsizing senior secured term loan to $500 million. Bryan Shinn, President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Silica said, "Upsizing our term loan further enhances our already strong balance sheet and provides us with additional flexibility to facilitate our disciplined approach to capital allocation, which includes organic growth opportunities, funding acquisitions and returning cash to shareholders."

 

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